CSSF Category Awards: 2011
Aerodynamics/ Hydrodynamics

Junior Division


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J0131 — First Place
David C. Weaver, Grade 8 portrait
Winds of Change: A Wind Turbine's Ability to Power a Car's Electrical Components and Reduce Its Carbon Footprint
Advisor: Ms. Julianna So
School: St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County
J0121 — Second Place
Jeremy A. Rafner, Grade 8 portrait
Winglets in Wind Tunnels: How Do Winglets Affect Lift and Drag of Aircraft Wings?
Advisor: Mr. Ronald Pembleton
School: Adaline E. Kent Middle School, Kentfield, Marin County
J0111 — Third Place
Katie P. Gruenhagen, Grade 8 portrait
Aerodynamics of Pickup Trucks
Advisor: Ms. Kendia Herrington
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
J0122 — Fourth Place
Sankaran Ramanarayanan, Grade 8 portrait
Shaping Stabilizers for Emergency Landings
Advisor: Mr. Jeff Talsky
School: Challenger Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0101 — Honorable Mention
Javi Arango, Grade 7 portrait
Airworthy Airfoils
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Inman
School: Ojai Valley School, Ojai, Ventura County
J0103 — Honorable Mention
Kirsten M.A. Cassidy, Grade 8 portrait
How Does Fletching Affect the Velocity of Arrows?
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Schumacher
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
J0115 — Honorable Mention
Quinten R. Lu, Grade 8 portrait
Boomerang's Best Bends
Advisor: Mr. Kevin Lane
School: Pacific Union School, Arcata, Humboldt County
J0117 — Honorable Mention
Madison P. Meredith, Grade 8 portrait
Swim Faster! Salt and Chlorine Pools and the Effect on a Competitive Swimmer's Time
Advisor: Mr. Hoss McNutt
School: Burton Middle School, Porterville, Tulare County
J0123 — Honorable Mention
Joana P. Ramirez, Grade 8 portrait
The Effect of Shape on Parachute Speed
Advisor: Mr. Harim Garcia
School: Jefferson (Thomas) Middle School, Wasco, Kern County
J0127 — Honorable Mention
David A. Stanton, Grade 6 portrait
Boomerangs: Return to Sender
Advisor: Ms. Heather Juarez
School: Academy for Academic Excellence, Apple Valley, San Bernardino County
J0128 — Honorable Mention
Christopher D. Toubia, Grade 8 portrait
The Study of the Effect of Wing Shapes on Their Drag and Lift Coefficients
Advisor: Mr. Mark Hobbs
School: Fairmont Private - Edgewood Campus, Santa Ana, Orange County

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